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Lubrication

Feature
April 13, 2020  

Contaminated Lubricants are a Machine Killer

Contamination of lubricated equipment by dust, dirt, wear particles,

News
October 7, 2019  

Total Specialties USA appoints Senior Vice-President of Lubricants

Franck Bagouet, who was most recently President of Total

News
September 25, 2019  

Timken to Acquire BEKA Lubrication

The Timken Company reached an agreement to acquire BEKA

News
September 9, 2019  

Total Canada Names New President

Delphine Persouyre has been named President and Managing Director

News
July 12, 2019  

SKF Outlines Future at Tech Day

Recently, SKF USA Inc., invited North American journalists to

News
November 20, 2018  

STLE Hosts Toronto Workshop

The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) Toronto

News
May 3, 2018  

PTDA’s Power Transmission Handbook earns registration mark protection by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Chicago, Ill. — Earlier in 2018, the U.S. Patent

Feature
November 13, 2017  

What’s Up Doug? Severe service bearings

There are many severe applications in the world and

News
October 16, 2017  

FLO Components Ltd. announces first winner in 40th Anniversary Giveaway Contest

Automatic Greasing Systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. announced the

Feature
October 4, 2017  

Cost concepts of planning and scheduling

Most people are surprised to see maintenance costs go

Event
August 29, 2017  

The 2nd North American Industrial Lubricants Congress

This meeting forms part of the ICIS Base Oils

Feature
August 11, 2017  

Combination of process and monitoring data can mitigate asset shutdowns

Further digitalization of established technologies such as condition monitoring and smart sensors could have a revolutionary effect on manufacturing, says Bernie van Leeuwen, Director Product Management Digitalization at SKF.

News
August 11, 2017  

Automatic greasing systems specialist celebrates 40th anniversary with giveaway contest

FLO Components Ltd. is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with

News
May 24, 2017  

Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc.’s Paul Hetherington appointed future president of STLE

STLE, the world’s premier technical society dedicated to tribology

Event
May 12, 2017  

Canadian Maintenance & Reliability Workshop Tour

Industry leaders Benchmark PDM, SDT Ultrasound and BETAVIB collaborate

News
May 11, 2017  

Honeywell and SKF launch Industrial Internet of Things pilot project

Gothenberg – Honeywell Process Solutions and SKF have launched

News
May 4, 2017  

Ritter Technology acquires Fluid Systems Engineering

Zelienople, Pa. – Ritter Technology, LLC, a leading provider

Event
April 26, 2017  

Lubrication Fundamentals Seminar

The Hamilton chapter of the STLE (Society of Tribologists

News
November 18, 2016  

Webinar: What is the lubricant’s role in energy efficiency?

This complimentary webinar considers the various ways energy savings

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Understanding ball screw lubrication

Ball screws – mechanical devices that convert rotational motion to linear motion with a minimal amount of friction – are used in an array of industrial applications and particularly in machine tools. However, they must be lubricated…

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Is lubrication data missing from your KPIs?

In industrial operations the world over, lubrication remains a vexing challenge. Indeed, when machine bearings fail, there’s a better than 70% chance that faulty or insufficient lubrication practices are ultimately to blame….

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Nano-ceramic grease extends maintenance interval 6x

A new high-performance nano-ceramic grease has proven to significantly extend the service life of bearings operating in washdown conditions. The grease is being used on lift truck wheel bearings for frozen food processing and handling…

Feature
September 1, 2013  

The impact of lubricants on machine performance

Everything works better with lubrication. But with the huge variety of lubricants available, it can become a challenge to select the right lubricant for the application. Making a good decision requires knowledge of the application and its…

Feature
February 1, 2012  

An easy ‘way to improve gearbox life

Gearboxes are a key component of many industrial power transmission systems. Industrial gearboxes are highly engineered machines. Many components in gear drives have tight tolerances and optimized gear geometry that are required for…

Feature
December 1, 2011  

Wind turbine gearbox lubrication requires special consideration

Industrial gearboxes are highly engineered machines. Many components in gear drives have tight tolerance limits and an optimized gear geometry. It stands to reason that such equipment needs special care. The successful operation and longevity…

Feature
November 1, 2011  

How to Achieve World-Class Maintenance

In this issue, I am beginning a series of eight articles that will explore what many companies would like to achieve – a world-class maintenance department.

Feature
June 1, 2011  

Preventing dirty-oil downtime

J.E. Myles Inc., a hydraulic systems distributor based in Troy, MI, worked with its sister company, Control Power-Reliance, to engineer the world’s largest six-axis transportation simulator back in 1996. Today, the simulator continues to run…

Feature
June 1, 2011  

Extending the life of throw-away gearboxes

Worm gearboxes are typically used as an inexpensive way to provide high, single-reduction gear ratios for machine drives and conveyors. These gearboxes are tolerant of start-and-stop operations and load variations, and are used with many types…

Feature
June 1, 2011  

All-weather oil handles minus 42

A  chain reaction is defined as a series of events in which each induces or influences the next. In the forestry industry, such an occurrence is often related to equipment downtime, because when one machine breaks down, it can leave…

Feature
June 1, 2011  

What’s new in lubrication

Nanoceramic grease packaging suits high-volume applications